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Black Friday Gun Sales Likely Set New Record

Black Friday Gun Sales Likely Set New Record

Background checks were processed at a rate of nearly three per second as Black Friday gun shoppers took advantage of huge discounts in soft gun market. The busiest shopping day of the year also saw a major […]

Washington Post/ AP Misrepresent Black Friday Background Checks

Washington Post/ AP Misrepresent Black Friday Background Checks

Once upon a time, a long time ago, I worked behind the gun counter of a large retail sporting goods store, selling firearms. It doesn’t come as a surprise to me that two of the […]

Fail A Background Check, Face State Police Investigation in Oregon

Fail A Background Check, Face State Police Investigation in Oregon

Oregon state troopers are being dispatched to investigate attempted gun purchasers who have fail a background check. The new policy is apparently the result of state senator Ted Ferrioli asking Governor John Kitzhaber to enforce […]

California’s citizen-control-crazed Dems push ammo background checks

California’s citizen-control-crazed Dems push ammo background checks

Second Amendment-hating California state Senator Kevin De Leon is push yet another draconian citizen control law, this time aimed at ammunition permitting. Following passage last year of some of the strongest gun-control laws in the […]

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Ceasefire PA claims cop-killer would have been stopped by background checks

This sort of idiocy makes my head hurt: Shira Goodman is executive director of CeaseFire PA, which is involved in a new push to pass background check legislation in Pennsylvania. She was interviewed by telephone […]

Unverified Shutdownmegeddon rumor: FBI NICS background checks system is next

Unverified Shutdownmegeddon rumor: FBI NICS background checks system is next

Moderno is claiming that a “reliable source” tells him that the nation’s FBI background check system used by FFL dealers nationwide may be the next casualty of President Obama’s shutdown theater. This would presumably mean […]

Federal government “shutdown” does not affect NICS background checks on guns

Federal government “shutdown” does not affect NICS background checks on guns

There are rumors swirling that the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Instant Background Check System (FBI NICS) is being affected by the political drama of the federal government shutdown (which is far from an actual […]

Republican Senator Defends ‘Background Check’ Bill to Angry Constituents

Republican Senator Defends ‘Background Check’ Bill to Angry Constituents

Anti-Gun Group Starts Running Attack Ads Against GOP Senators

Anti-Gun Group Starts Running Attack Ads Against GOP Senators

One week after the Senate failed to pass major gun legislation, Gabby Giffords’ anti-gun group Americans for Responsible Solutions has begun running ads against Sens. Mitch McConnell and Kelly Ayotte in Kentucky and New Hampshire, […]

Senate Background Check Bill in Jeopardy

Senate Background Check Bill in Jeopardy

When a ban on “assault weapons” was completely dropped from the Senate’s gun control package, anti-gun advocates shifted their focus to more attainable measures, such as universal background checks. The bipartisan Manchin/Toomey ‘comprise’ proposal provided […]